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Meetings, Education & Professional Development Survey Report

A group of 12 state societies of association executives collaborated with Whorton Marketing & Research in Las Vegas, Nevada and Event Garde in Kalamazoo, Michigan to conduct a survey of their education, meetings, and professional development activities.

The survey was conducted among 1,986 associations during the period of January 25 to February 16. A total of 609 individuals started a survey and 382 completed their survey, for an effective response rate of 19%.

 

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By: Aaron Wolowiec | Mar, 15 2019
Facilitation

Facilitating with difficult personalities: What to do when the unthinkable occurs

Although every scenario is different – including the severity of the disruption and the composition of the audience – the bottom line remains: facilitating with difficult personalities requires a trained facilitator who’s ready and willing to intervene at exactly the right moment with an effective response.

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Department of Labor proposes new overtime rule

On March 7, the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule that would allow more employees – perhaps as many as 1 million – to earn overtime wages.

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The future is bright

This year was my first as director of Gen Z Studies at XYZ University, and I can say that I have learned so much about associations, business, my generation and the world around us while traveling around the country and educating clients on my generation.

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Bright Idea: Ask and you shall know

The Digital Analytics Association started Ask DAA Anything, during which Executive Director Marilee Yorchak and usually one additional staff person are on the call.

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L&D: Catering to multiple generations

For the first time, there is a five-generation workplace: the silent generation (born before World War II); baby boomers; Generation X, millennials; and Generation Z.

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Voices and Views: February

Event Garde is committed to professional development, for ourselves and for our industry. As such, we’re avid readers of industry news. We’d like to share these must-reads with you.

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